News Release

Verizon Wireless Customers Slide Safely Into October Baseball Excitement

Verizon Wireless' Mobile Web 2.0 Offers Baseball Fans An Easy Way To Track Their Team's Every Move During The Championship Series

October 21, 2004

Brenda Raney
Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com
908-306-4834

BEDMINSTER, NJ — A fall chill is in the air, but baseball fans across the country are heating up with the excitement and thrill of post-season baseball. Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, gives busy die-hard baseball fans a simple way to stay connected to the playoff action with Mobile Web 2.0SM — a service that gives customers easy access to the latest news, tools and information content directly from select Verizon Wireless handsets.

From the Mobile Web 2.0 home screen, VZW Today, baseball fans can choose the Sports category and browse through full-color photos and graphics of all the latest playoff news, scores and standings. With just three clicks of the keypad, fans who find themselves on-the-go this October can read about their team's championship journey, browse through news about the competition and, most importantly, get the latest scores, stats and play-by-play information to follow all the baseball action.

Verizon Wireless customers can easily register for Mobile Web 2.0 right from their Mobile Web 2.0-capable handset and subscribe for just $4.99 monthly access, plus airtime. Verizon Wireless' Mobile Web 2.0 is available on two popular phones from LG — the LG VX7000 camera phone and the LG VX4500. The latest mega pixel camera phone with rotating lens, the LG VX7000 is available for $179.99 after a $70 mail-in rebate with a two-year customer agreement. The LG VX4500 is available for $59.99 with a two-year customer agreement after a $50 mail-in rebate.

Verizon Wireless products and services are available in more than 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, at participating Best Buy, Circuit City and RadioShack locations, and on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com.  

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 40.4 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com.  To receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.  

About Mobile Web 2.0
Mobile Web 2.0 gives Verizon Wireless customers access to news, tools and information from the nation's top content providers. The simple, intuitive format makes it easy to access content from many categories, including News, Sports, Weather, Entertainment, Business, Email and More. Mobile Web 2.0 can be self-subscribed, eliminating the need for customers to call customer service or visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store to sign up for the service.

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